Top 50 Wedding Gift Ideas for an Older Couple

by Auhbon

Whether you’re buying a wedding present for someone who is getting married for the second time or for an older couple who found each other after many years, finding the perfect gift may not be easy. Here are the best wedding gift ideas for an older couple. (Updated for 2023)

1. Wine Cork Box

Wine Cork Shadow Box Anniversary Gift

This handmade wooden wine cork box is designed to last for generations, allowing the couple to display corks from their favorite wine bottles. There are various designs for the family name, and the box can fit 200 to 700 corks, depending on the box’s size.

2. Personalized Heart Map

framed heart shaped maps of sentimental locations for a couple

If you’re more interested in symbolic wedding gift ideas for an older couple, this personalized heart map is a meaningful present. There are three heart maps on the poster; one is of the groom’s address or home town, one of the bride’s, and the third of their new home.

2. Crystal Champagne Glasses

wedding gift of two crystal champagne glasses

These stunning crystal champagne flutes have a sparkling base and ultra-clear glass. Not only will this glass set be a reminder of their big day, but the couple will be able to use them every year for their anniversary. What’s more, they come in a beautiful blue gift box.

3. NutriBullet Pro

nutribullet blender/mixer including several attachments

If you’re looking for practical wedding gift ideas for an older couple, you can’t go wrong with the NutriBullet Pro. The bride and groom will be able to make smoothies, juice, and whatever they pick from the included recipe book.

4. Custom Travel Map Art

mountain range art piece comprised of several map graphics

This custom travel map art is the perfect wedding gift for a couple that has traveled a lot together. You can choose any location for the map, customize the caption, and even select the number of maps. There can be 25 mini maps in total.

5. First Dance Lyrics

wooden board with song lyrics engraved in the shape of a heart

This personalized lyrics board is another thoughtful way to capture the couple’s love and relationship. If the couple has a song that holds special meaning to them, you can send the lyrics to this Etsy account, and they will engrave the lyrics in the shape of a heart on the wooden board.

6. Charcuterie Board Set

charcuterie board with several cheese utensils and bowls

Everyone loves a good charcuterie board, and this set can be the ideal wedding present. It comes with a cheese serving platter, four bowls, and four knives. The couple will be able to use it every time their family members or friends come over for dinner.

7. Personalized Card Box

Custom handmade cardbox gift and decoration

Not only can wedding guests leave cards in this personalized card box, but the couple can use it as décor after the big day. The card box is handmade, and it comes in different colors. It can be customized with the couple’s last name and their wedding date.

8. World Map Canvas

Pushpin world map canvas wall art gift

This world map canvas is another great wedding present for a couple that likes to travel. The linen comes in three colors, and the frame as well as the pins are included. You can choose from 20 font pairings for the title and the couple’s names.

9. Personalized Recipe Book

personalized recipe book gift with custom wooden cover

If the bride and groom like to cook together, this personalized recipe book can be a sweet wedding present. The recipe book’s cover is made from wood, and it contains 200 pages. There are 10 designs for the cover, and it comes in three sizes.

10. Deluxe Large Cookbook Holder

deluxe cherry wood recipe book holder gift

If you want something to go with the recipe book, check out this wooden cookbook holder. Not only can the couple use it for cooking, but it allows them to display the recipe book when they’re not using it as well.

11. Olive Oil and Vinegar Infusion Kit

olive oil and vinegar infusion kit with recipe book

Another wedding gift for the kitchen, this olive oil and vinegar infusion kit can be used for making salad dressings, pasta, and many other recipes. It comes with a cookbook with over 40 recipes. It’s both easy and fun to use.

12. Bamboo Cheese Board and Knife Set

Bamboo charcuterie board and knife set with ceramic bowls

This bamboo charcuterie board is the largest on the market, and it consists of ceramic bowls, serving plates, and square cups. It also comes with a wine opener, a wine pourer, and a drip stopper. It’s the perfect present for couples that like to host dinner parties.

13. Personalized Vinyl Record Print

vinyl record print personalized with message, photo, song, and names

When it comes to wedding gift ideas for an older couple that likes music, you can’t go wrong with this personalized vinyl record print. You can choose the artist, song, photo, message, size, the color for the record, and the background color.

14. Custom Photo Album

custom slip in photo album set with Italian velvet covers

Gifting the bride and groom a photo album is always a good idea. You can choose one photo album or a set of two, three, four, or five. It’s possible to customize the covers, which are made from the finest Italian velvet.

15. Custom Chopping Board

Custom engraved bamboo cutting board, coasters, spoon, and spatula set

This custom chopping board comes with a wooden spoon, a spatula, and four coasters. All the pieces from this set can be personalized, with names and designs engraved onto the bamboo, which is ideal if you want unique wedding gift ideas for an older couple.

16. Storybook Keepsake Box

personalized storybook keepsake box gift with custom engravings

If you’re going for memorable presents, this personalized storybook keepsake box is a great place to store memorabilia and small souvenirs. It comes in different colors and styles. Each box is unique in its own way, and it can be put anywhere in the house.

17. Engraved Resin Chopping Board Set

Personalized engraved wood and resin cutting board and coasters set

This resin chopping board and coaster set has a beautiful design. You can choose how many coasters you want in the set, from 2 to 10. It’s also possible to personalize the board using one of six designs for the text.

18. Whiskey Decanter Globe Set

Whiskey decanter globe set with 2 etched whiskey glasses

For whiskey fans, this whiskey decanter globe set might be what you have been looking for. The set consists of a hand-blown globe decanter and two whiskey glasses. The glasses have an old-fashioned design and the same print as the decanter.

19. Ceramic Bottle Neck Vase Set

Contemporary 2 piece ceramic bottle neck vase set with hexagon pattern

If you’re looking for décor wedding gift ideas for an older couple, this ceramic bottle neck vase set fits beautifully in any home. You can use them for flowers or leave them as they are. One vase is slightly larger than the other.

20.  Durable Welcome Door Mats

welcome door mats

The welcome door mats are made of rubber so you have to do is use a hose and spray it with water and it will dry quickly. The material also keeps the mat durable for longer as it does not fade fast. 

21. Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager

Seat mountable heated shiatsu back and neck massager

A Shiatsu back and neck massager is a terrific present for just about anyone, especially an older couple. This massager relieves soreness and tight muscles. It’s compact and lightweight, so the couple can take it with them when they travel.

22. Personalized Recipe Box

Solid acacia wood recipe box with custom engravings

This personalized recipe box comes with nine dividers for breakfast, meats, favorites, drinks, soups, salads, fish, desserts, and pasta. The front of the box can be customized. For example, you can write “The Smith Family Recipes” and add “est. 2022” on the bottom.

23. Coffee Machine

Programmable stainless steel coffee, espresso, and cappuccino machine with automatic milk brother

This coffee machine is another wedding present that everyone needs. The couple can use it to make espresso, latte, and cappuccino. It’s easy to use and clean. They can even use the custom feature to make their own coffee.

24. Decorative Bowl and Coasters

Handmade glitter and resin bowl and coasters set

For couples who like colorful décor, this decorative bowl might be the perfect wedding present. It comes with four coasters that have the same design. When not in use, the set serves as a beautiful display piece. This type of décor is one of a kind, so you won’t find it anywhere else.

25. Barbeque Grill Set

Premium ten piece stainless steel grilling set with compact leather carrying case

This barbeque grill set is the ideal present for the groom who likes barbequing in his yard or on the deck, and the bride who likes to partake in the end results. The set comprises 10 tools you’ll need to make the most delicious barbeque. What’s more, it comes in a compact carrying case, which is handy for travel.

26. Personalized Photograph Album

 traditional style album

This is a traditional style album therefore it has plain card pages and glassine interleaves. Traditional style albums allow you to be creative with how and where you position your photos on the page, you can also place different size photos in the album and write alongside the photos if you wish. 

27. Heart-Shaped Music Box

Wooden heart shaped music box with personalized engraving and picture or mirror

A heart-shaped music box is a romantic wedding gift any couple would appreciate. It’s possible to choose from a variety of melodies and romantic songs, including “Moon River” and “Fly Me To The Moon,” as well as the engraving. You can choose to put a photo or a mirror inside the box.

28. Scandinavian Bone China Coffee Set

Hand painted blue striped Scandinavian bone china coffee set

This beautiful Scandinavian bone China coffee set is ideal if you want to buy an elegant wedding gift that the couple will use for years to come. It’s an 11-piece set, which includes coffee cups, a coffee pot, saucers, a milk jug, and a sugar bowl. The set is hand-painted, and it has a stunning, detailed design.

29. Wine Stand

Wooden handmade wine stand with corkscrew and a personalized engraving

A wine stand can make an excellent addition to the dining room or patio. This wine stand has enough room for one wine bottle, a corkscrew, and two wine glasses. It can be personalized with names and dates. There’s even room for some snacks, like grapes or pistachios.

30. Family Name Sign

Hand made custom circular family name sign made from premium baltic birch

A really cool wedding gift is a personalized family name sign. This round sign comes in different sizes, from 18-inch diameter to 36-inch diameter. Just type the family name in the personalization box, and that’s it. The sign is made from Baltic birch.

31. Ceramic Dinnerware Set

Colorful handmade three piece dinnerware set including 2 plates and a bowl

You can never go wrong with a dinnerware set. This colorful ceramic dinnerware set is handmade, and it consists of a main course plate, a first-course plate, and a bowl. It’s a much better present than a plain white dinnerware set.

32. Personalized Wooden Frame 

 personalized frame for Christmas

This personalized frame for Christmas is a must-have! If you have a Christmas picture of the time your shared your first Christmas with specific relatives or friends, you need to display that beautiful moment in a classy frame like this one. With this personalized frame for our first Christmas you can display your sweetest memory in a stylish and elegant way for you to see every day.

33. Engraved Cutting Board

Handmade custom engraved cutting board of oak, maple, or walnut

This is another beautifully engraved cutting board. It’s possible to select a round or rectangle shape, as well as the text that goes on the board. For an additional $5, you can purchase a cutting board stand. You can choose from oak, walnut, or maple for the wood.

34. Deep Tissue Massage Gun

Portable handheld deep tissue massage gun with 12 massage head attachments

This deep tissue massage gun comes with a staggering 12 massage heads and seven speed levels. It has a long battery life, and it’s easy to use. It’s great for reducing muscle soreness and relieving back and neck pain. The couple will be able to relax with this handheld massage gun.

35. Family Tree Picture Frames

 family tree picture frame

Celebrate how your family tree has blossomed with this 20” tall family tree picture frame with 10 hanging picture frames, perfect for pictures of your children, grand-children and family.

36. Temperature Control Smart Mug

temperature control smart mug with charging coast and led indicator light

This temperature-controlled smart mug will keep your coffee or tea warm. The smart mug is made from stainless steel, and it has a battery life of an hour and a half. It’s a great wedding gift for couples of all ages.

37. Three-Piece Patio Set

Three piece cast aluminum patio bistro set including table with umbrella hole

If you’re looking for larger wedding gift ideas for an older couple, this three-piece patio set might be it. The bistro table set includes a round table and two chairs made from cast aluminum. With adjustable foot pads, this patio set is easy to assemble.

38. Custom Name Pillow

Custom name pillow with various color, font, and size options

Simple yet meaningful, this custom name pillow can be a wonderful wedding gift. The last name can be written in beautiful calligraphy. This stylish pillow goes with any type of décor; you can choose between a variety of font and size options as well as colors for both the pillow and the name.

39. Whiskey Decanter and Stones Gift Set

Whiskey decanter and stones gift set including stainless steel whiskey cubes

This whiskey decanter and stones gift set includes a decanter, two whiskey glasses, eight stainless steel cubes, tongs, and two coasters. In addition, this set is packed in a premium-crafted wooden box. What makes this set different is the ice-shaped glasses.

40. Gardening Set

Garden kneeler and seat with six garden tools, pouches, and gloves

If the bride and groom enjoy gardening, this garden kneeler and tools set might be the ideal wedding gift. It consists of a kneeler, six tools, gloves, and tool pouches. The kneeler can also be used as a seat, perfect for older couples.

41. Blue Italian Dinnerware Set

 elegant dinner parties

Blue Italian collection is inspired by Italian countryside scenes and since 1816 has been at the center of special family occasions, elegant dinner parties and as essential accent pieces in the home. Renowned for its strength and durability, the collection suits modern-day dining.

42. Wedding Anniversary Couples Gift 

iron sculpture is a tribute to the love

This cast iron sculpture is a tribute to the love between two people and the role of a higher power in their union. Inspired by the poem “Marriage takes three”, it’s a meaningful and memorable 50th anniversary gift, 1st anniversary gift for couples, or any special occasion that celebrates the love between two people

43. Personalized Globe Decanter Set

globe decanter set

Taste the world’s whiskey with your very own globe decanter set that comes with two personalized Glencairn whiskey tasting glasses! This set is ideal for enhancing all of the flavors and aromas of your favorite whiskey due to both the decanter and the Glencairn glasses.

44. Personalized Hand Drawn Wedding Venue

Personalized Hand drawn wedding venue wedding gift illustration

This personalized hand-drawn wedding venue is a simple yet sentimental wedding gift. It’s completely unique, and the couple will be able to look at it and remember their wedding day fondly. They can place the frame in the bedroom or living room.

45. Multifunctional Digital Air Fryer

Multifunctional digital combination air fryer, rotisserie, dehydrator, and convention oven

This digital air fryer is a gift everyone needs in their kitchen. The couple can also use it as a rotisserie spit, an oven, and a dehydrator. It’s convenient, allowing you to cook the food twice as fast. Also, it’s ideal for hosting dinner parties.

46. Front Door Wreath

Personalized handmade front door wood and burlap wreath with ribbon

If you prefer personalized wedding gift ideas for an older couple, this front door wreath is an excellent option. There is an opportunity to select the size and the color of the wreath. In addition, you can choose the color for the bow.

47. Kate Spade Tea Kettle

Stainless steel Kettle gift for boiling water and hot drinks

The Kate Spade tea kettle comes in different colors and designs. It’s the ultimate kitchen accessory, and it warms up water in less than a minute. Not to mention that it’s a whistling tea kettle, so you’ll know when the water is boiling.

48. Filmmaker’s Globe Card Holder

 handcrafted vintage-inspired decorative

This meticulously handcrafted vintage-inspired decorative piece is a true work of art. Not only does it enhance the aesthetics of any space, but it also features a convenient slot for organizing business cards. It’s the perfect gift choice for corporate colleagues and peers, adding a touch of sophistication to their work desks.

49. Porcelain Tea Sets

porcelain tea set

Whether it is wedding, birthday, family reunion, Thanksgiving or any other festivals, our porcelain tea set is a luxurious gift item your friends will love. 

50. K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker

Single Serve Coffee Maker

The Classic Keurig K-Cup Single Serve Coffee Maker, and a perennial best-seller, the Keurig K-Classic brews a rich, smooth, and delicious cup every time with the quality you expect from Keurig. Simple touch buttons make your brewing experience stress free, and multiple K-Cup pod brew sizes help to ensure you get your perfect cup.

Worst Ideas

Worst Wedding Gift Ideas for an Older Couple

When looking for the best wedding gift ideas for an older couple, there are things you definitely shouldn’t consider. These are some of them.

  • Advanced technology they wouldn’t know how to use
  • Things they will never use
  • Items that wouldn’t fit their home
  • Exercise equipment (if they’re really old)
  • Things that are complicated to assemble or use

Ways to Make the Gift Unique

Ways to Make the Gift Unique

There are various ways you can make wedding gifts unique. You can personalize the gift yourself, make it from scratch, or find personalized wedding gift ideas for an older couple online. Here are some personalized wedding gift ideas.

  • Custom family name sign
  • Personalized photo album
  • Portraits or posters
  • Custom kitchen accessories, like cutting boards
  • Personalized wall art
  • One-of-a-kind jewelry (Check out unique vintage jewelry and vintage engagement rings at Estate Diamond Jewelry, for example)

Talk to an Expert Shopper

Talk to a Preserve and Gifting Expert Shopper

Shopping for older couples isn’t easy. They might already have everything they need. The best way to find the perfect wedding gift ideas for an older couple is by talking to an expert shopper. Fill out the form below, and we’ll help you find the best wedding present for the older couple.

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This is fascinating information!

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Martha Lewis
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I ordered Bamboo Cheese Board and Knife Set. Thank you for these wonderful ideas.

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Travis Jackson
Travis Jackson
1 year ago

My Uncle Bart and Aunt Nina will love the Gardening set. Thanks for this great idea, have a good one!

Maeve Walsh
Maeve Walsh
1 year ago

Very nice gifts for older couples. Good article, thanks

Amanda Hill
Amanda Hill
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This is a great set of gifts for older couples, nice article

Nathan James
Nathan James
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Great idea for wedding gifts for an older couple, great article!

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